Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Purple Cabbage Stir Fried


Each and every time my other half-half and myself speak about purple cabbage, our conversation just bounces back and forth. I'm okay with purple cabbage, but other half-half has the other side opinion. I don't know if I should agree with him that purple cabbage is genetically modified. Let me ask you because I'm not really convinced. Any opinion please? Maybe you can drop a comment or two later yea. For me, purple cabbage is a vibrant beauty. I jut so love its bright attractive purplish hue. I actually love it more compared to yellow cabbage. Crispy, a good addition to raw salads, purple cabbage is packed with antioxidants. Then again, being married to this man who is like dead against purple cabbage, I guess I only slowly and slyly sneak it into our meal, hoping he will still tuck in. Yankee doodle nava-k, let me roll out this purple cabbage stir fried with fresh grated coconut, tomato and shallots, that's all, which you should happily accept as purple cabbage Indian style stir fried (Four Angled Beans Tempeh Stir-Fried, French Bean Tofu & SquidsLong Bean Milk Turmeric Gravy, Brinjal Anchovies & Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers). 


Ingredients:
250g (about 1/2) purple cabbage - shredded
1 medium size (abt 90g) tomato  - sliced into thin pieces
2 tbsp grated coconut
4 shallots - sliced
2 tbsp oil
Salt for taste

Method:
When oil is heated, saute shallots.
Add all other ingredients.
Quickly stir fry over high heat for a couple of minutes and dish out.
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11 comments:

  1. Hi Nava,

    This looks very tasty , but @ my place i never saw the purple cabbage. the same can be done on normal one (green ).

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  2. Nava, I've not tried purple cabbage but I love how u cook them with coconut. Very nice!

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  3. Hi Vivek and Shirley, am surprise that you both have not heard about purple cabbage as its so easily available at Malaysia and very affordable too.

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  4. hi nava... i love red cabbages especially with salad and sandwiches.. now i want to try your recipe with coconut and eat them hot...yummy... Thanks for sharing. The cumin rice is very tasty :) thanks again

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  5. looks yummy but never tried before..might try someday..this pic made me missed and crave for kerabu jantung pisang

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  6. huhu.. never heard before ... purple cabbage stir fried.. where can try?

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  7. Shammera - I just did with the stir fried and it tasted great.

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  8. What a coincidence, I cooked something similar to this one 2 days ago but I added some cannellini beans abd without the coconut.

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  9. Looks good! I too make stir-fried with the purple cabbage once in a while.

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  10. I saw purple cabbage in the weekly vegetable market here and was wondering whether to buy it or not! Now i have a reason and know what to make :)

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